What We Do

What We Do

Tulare County Animal Services Division strives to improve the safety and quality of life for the animals and residents of Tulare County by providing the following services:

  • Reducing the dangers and nuisances caused by irresponsible pet ownership through implementing and enforcing ordinances
  • Providing food and shelter for unwanted, stray, sick, and injured animals
  • Protecting pets from abuse, neglect, and homelessness through education and ordinance enforcement
  • Responding to emergencies, including dog bites, vicious animals, reports of animal neglect, and public complaints
  • Reducing animal overpopulation by promoting and providing spay/neutering services and educating the public on appropriate pet care
  • Dog and kennel licensing services
  • Microchipping services

Animals under the care and custody of Tulare County Animal Services Division are sheltered at the County’s Animal Care and Adoptions facility. The facility has indoor/outdoor kennel runs for dogs, a combined cat room and outdoor cattery, as well as spaces for non-domestic animals and livestock.

Shelter hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.  Closed Sundays and Holidays.